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2010 Yuletide Festival

Posted by Suzie Ford on Dec 08, 2010  | Comments

2010 Yuletide Festival - MMORPG.com

Lauren 'Budgeford' Salk has penned an informative look at the development of the new Yuletide Festival for Lord of the Rings Online. The team has completely overhauled the festival and created a brand new experience for players. Salk gives readers information about the lore behind the festival in addition to explaining the development process.

The Yule Festival was an enormous undertaking this year. It has been controversial in its reception during testing as it takes the festivals in a new direction for LOTRO. This festival looks different, feels different, and is different. It is not the usual event-in-a-box that we have been making again and again since my first festival, in which we introduced the Hedge Maze. This one is bigger, more immersive, and doesn’t just layer more content on top of the existing festival areas. It features a number of quests, a story, a moral choice at the end, and several mini-games all contained in a new wintry region.

Read more here.

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Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom
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